5 Ways Our Thinking Can Make Weight Loss More Challenging

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By Madeleine Ortiz “Lazy,” “lacking willpower” and “unmotivated” are the way people with obesity or excess weight are often described. The people frequently doing the not-so-nice name calling, however, are not doctors or even anonymous trolls on the internet. The bullies are often the people living with obesity and excess weight themselves.  According to the…

Five Minute Fitness Challenge

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Dr. Michael Vallis, a registered health psychologist, considers himself a runner, but that doesn’t mean he always feels like going on his morning run. Sometimes his to-do list is long and a run doesn’t feel manageable. Other times, he just doesn’t feel motivated to lace up his shoes and get going. On those days, he…